eHow, Rachael Ray & Buddies.

8 Jun
On Monday I attended an event hosted by Rachael Ray and Richard Rosenblatt as they introduced a new concept and learning tool from eHow during Internet Week.
At the event, Rach’s eHow Buddies demonstrated different foods, cooking techniques and tidbits.  In case you aren’t sure how eHow works, it is a mega source where  you can learn to do just about anything.  And now you can learn about all kinds of fancy things such as recipes, wine, and cooking techniques from the amazing Buddies that  Rachael has discovered and is sharing with  us.
Entertaining: Design by Evette Rios.
The event was held at Bar Basque and everything from the décor to the food was phenomenal.
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Eco-Friendly & Local: Peanut Rice Noodle Salad & Broiled Chicken Kababs with Sumac from Louisa Shafia. This was one of my favorite dishes.  The noodles were so full of flavor and it was a perfect summer dish.
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Latin Food: Blue Cheese and Carmalized Onion Empanada & Shrimp Ceviche “Xni Pec” from Daisy Martinez.  The empanadas were unlike anything I had ever had.  They almost tasted like french onion soup!
Mixology: Roasted Orange Negroni Sbagliato & Blame it on the Aperol from Joe Campanale.
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Sommelier: White: Txomin Etxaniz, “getariako Txakolina,” Paid Vasco, Spain 2009
Rose: Phillipe Bornard “Tant Mieux,” Petillant Naturel Poulsard Rose, Jura, France, NV
Red: La Rioja Alta, “Vina Ardanza Reserva Especial,” Rioja, Spain, 2001 (Traditional Style)
from Jordan Salcito.

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Man Food: Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder & Spare Ribs with Orange Glaze from Josh Ozersky.
Desserts: Coconut Orange Shortbread & Amaretto and Orange Mousse from Heather Bertinetti.
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And last but not least, a recipe from Rach herself.  Bourbon- BBQ Pulled Chicken Sliders with Crunchy Fennel Orange Slaw & Milanese-Style Arancini.
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My amazing friend Nichole came to the event with me and I guess you could say we had a little fun.
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And while I was so happy to even be able to attend such a fabulous event, getting a chance to meet Rachael Ray was beyond anything I could have imagined.  She was so sweet and down to earth, just as she you would think she is.
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The night was any food bloggers dream and I am so thankful that I was able to attend.  A big thank you to: Rachael Ray, Richard Rosenblatt, Patrick Durkin, and eHow!
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12 Responses to “eHow, Rachael Ray & Buddies.”

  1. kristy @ ksayerphotography June 8, 2011 at 4:29 am #

    Ooh what an amazing event to get to go to! AND YOU MET RACHAEL RAY! I am extremely envious :P I’m glad you wrote how down to earth she is, it’s so much better to meet celebrities when they are actually how they come across on TV!

  2. Jackie June 8, 2011 at 7:08 am #

    That is amazing! Glad to hear Rach is down to earth in person. Looks like you had a great time and got some good advise. Balance is bullsh*t, work your as* off!!

  3. Patrick Durkin June 8, 2011 at 10:32 am #

    I do love getting a shoutout – glad you had a great time and the photos are awesome!

    • allieatfood June 8, 2011 at 3:44 pm #

      Of course! You deserved the shoutout :)

  4. owlmazing June 8, 2011 at 12:00 pm #

    Cool! I love the orange themed deco, very nice! All of the food looks good too…sounds like a blast :)

  5. dessertfortwo June 8, 2011 at 8:02 pm #

    How exciting! Thanks for sharing :)

  6. Jenny June 9, 2011 at 12:14 am #

    What an amazing event! Those Rachel Ray bbq burgers look delish, she is the queen of burgers after all. And you are gorgeous btw :D

  7. BrittFit June 9, 2011 at 8:02 am #

    ahhh looks like an AMAZING TIME!!!! your dress is so cute and you look great ;)

  8. New Jersey Nick June 9, 2011 at 11:01 pm #

    Man, you get to go to all the cool stuff. One of these days, you’re going to read something on my site that makes you jealous! Good job, my friend!

  9. Jeniffer Tropea June 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm #

    I have been reading out many of your posts and i must say nice stuff. I will definitely bookmark your website.

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